Palace on Wheels, the endless glory of Rajputs Ever dreamt of being a Prince or Princess? Well now you can fulfill that dream! just hop into the luxurious Palace on Wheels./nThe Palace on Wheels on its splendid and enchanting royal journey through the bygone era of the erstwhile Maharajas beckons you to come! Through the charm of the silent deserts & dunes of Rajasthan this memorable experience unwinds at the course of a week
Palace on Wheels, the endless glory of RajputsEver dreamt of being a Prince or Princess? Well now you can fulfil that dream! just hop into the luxurious Palace on Wheels. The Palace on Wheels on its splendid and enchanting royal journey through the bygone era of the erstwhile Maharajas beckons you to come! Through the charm of the silent deserts & dunes of Rajasthan this memorable experience unwinds at the course of a week.
Your Journey on the Palace on Wheels could almost be like a dream come alive! Like a twilight charm, it enchants a traveller. The luxurious Palace on Wheels can sooth your soul and senses! It could make for a memory you'd like to cherish for always. It’ll sure be an unforgettable experience of your lifetime!
Day 1: New Delhi-Wednesday-Departure 6:00 PM
The Palace on Wheels India luxury train journey starts in the evening. You will receive a warm, traditional welcome from the staff of Palace on Wheels. You may well feel like a king or queen for a moment when they garland you and smear your forehead with Sacred vermillion, called 'tikka' in India! There will also be an introductory meeting with your co- travellers.
Day 2: Jaipur -Arrival 3.45 AM-Departure 11.30 PM
The very first destination- Jaipur. tour the Hawa Mahal, known as Palace of Wind. The first view of the Palace leaves you mesmerised. Then you all visit the amazing Jantar Mantar- an Astronomical Observatory.
Lunch at Amber Fort.
Post lunch, explore the Amber Fort and take an elephant ride. The fusion of the Rajput and Mughal style of Architecture of the Amber Fort
The dinner is served at the Luxury five star hotel. Spend the night in the Palace on Wheels Train
Day 3: Friday, Sawai Madhopur Arrival 5.30 AM Departure 10.30 AM
As the Palace on Wheels train arrive at Sawai Madhopur you proceed straight to the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve placed between the Aravali and Vindhya Hills. In past days Ranthambore Tiger Reserve used to be quiet famous for the Maharajas hunting lodge. If you are lucky enough you can spot a Tiger. Beside this animals like spotted deer, wild boar, jungle cat, indiangazel, jungle cat, panthers, hynas, jackel, sloth bears and various species brids. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Hotel Vinayak in the natural enviroment. Lunch on Board.
As you proceed on the Palace on Wheels ride through the countryside and enjoy the luxury. Palace on Wheels now reaches Chittorgarh
Chittorgarh-Arrival 4.00 PM Departure 2.00 AM
Capture some stunning pictures of the largest fort in India. The Mauriyan rulers during the 7th century AD built the Chittorgarh Fort. Later with the Mewar Ruler coming to power they established the place as the capital Explore the fort and its palaces. The aesthetics and architecture of Padamini and RanaKumbha Palace will entrall you. The Beautiful queen RaniPadmini once lived in the PadaminiFort.Enchanted by the Queen's beauty , AlaudhinKhiliji attacked the fort in 1313. But the Rani killed herself by jumping into the fire. The Victory Tower of the Fort is its landmark
Day 4: Saturday, Udaipur Arrival 8.00 AM Departure 3.30 PM
On the fourth day ofthePalace on Wheels Tour you tour the most romantic city in Rajasthan , Udaipur city, which is located on the bank of the famous Lake Pichola. It was once the capital of Sisodiamaharanas, a Rajput clan. Explore the aesthetic and imaginative work of art in it's miniature paintings of the city palace.
Day 5: Sunday, Jaisalmer Arrival 9.15 AM Departure 11.45 PM
The desert's golden city, Jaisalmer, is extremely charming and can easily bewilder any traveller. This lovely city was founded by RawalJaisal, a Bhati Rajput ruler in 1156 AD. It used to be a trade centre in ancient times, as it is located en-route a caravan road that connects India with Persia, Egypt, Africa and the West! You visit the Sonar Quila Fort (Golden Fort) made of yellow sand stone and it covers a vast area. A royal fort it is, but it is home to common people now. Explore the Jain temples located inside it.
You also visit the havelies. PatwonKi Haveli and NathmalgiKe Haveli, Salim Singh JiKi Haveli explore the enthralling architecture
Lunch is served at Moomal Palace. Jaisalmer Villages and the sand dunes you proceed. The camel ride at the sunset an awesome experience.
Day 6: Monday, Jodhpur-Arrival 7.00 AM Departure 3.30 PM
Tour the Mehrangarh Fort which overlooks the blue city, Jodhpur and is atop a hill. It was built by RaoJodha in 1459. Explore it's sculptures and the architecture of the entire fort. You can do shopping at the handicrafts market. Gorgeous Umaid Bhawan Palace now as a hotel will be the venue for the lunch.Post lunch return back to the Palace on Wheels Train.
Day 7: Tuesday, Bharatpur Arrival 5.00 AM Departure 8.45 AM
Bharatpur is most famous for its Sanctuary. Jats once ruled here. It houses Lohargarh Fort (Iron Fort) which has bastions of mud. Bird safari at Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary which is now known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park. It is home to various species of resident as well as migratory birds.
Season Special Arrangements :At the Bird Sanctuary the breakfast is served. Enjoying birding at the park .
Agra Arrival 10.30 AM Departure 11.00 PM
The Palace on Wheels train arrive Agra. Witness the poignant Taj Mahal. The marble work, intricate carvings in Taj Mahal is really worth to see. The several artisans, craftsman work Taj Mahal was built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory for the love for Mumtaz Mahal
Day 8: Wednesday, Delhi-Arrival 04.00 Hrs.
Arrive at Delhi Safdarjung Railway station. Breakfast on board.
It is now finally the time to bid farewell to the Palace on Wheels tour, staff of the train as well as your fellow travellers